Orange-almond cake

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Julie

Julie

Editor-in-Chief

Difficulty

Easy 👌
20
min.
Preparation
50
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-12+
oranges
250 g ground almonds
eggs
200 g sugar
½ tsp baking soda
1¼ tsp baking powder
oil for greasing
confectioner's sugar for serving
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • large saucepan
  • oven
  • hand blender
  • 2 large bowls
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • parchment paper
  • cake pan
  • fine sieve
  • wire rack

Nutrition per serving

Cal
249
Protein
9 g
Fat
14 g
Carb
21 g
  • Step 1/4

    Clean oranges, put them in saucepan and cover with cold water. Cook for approx. 2 hrs., or until soft. Set aside to cool.
    • oranges
    • large saucepan

    Clean oranges, put them in saucepan and cover with cold water. Cook for approx. 2 hrs., or until soft. Set aside to cool.

  • Step 2/4

    Pre-heat oven to 170°C/340°F. Quarter oranges and remove seeds. Blend oranges with a hand blender in a large bowl, including skins. Add eggs and blend until smooth. In a separate large bowl, mix together ground almonds, sugar, baking soda, and baking powder. Add to wet ingredients and blend until batter is smooth.
    • eggs
    • 250 g ground almonds
    • 200 g sugar
    • ½ tsp baking soda
    • 1¼ tsp baking powder
    • oven
    • hand blender
    • 2 large bowls
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Pre-heat oven to 170°C/340°F. Quarter oranges and remove seeds. Blend oranges with a hand blender in a large bowl, including skins. Add eggs and blend until smooth. In a separate large bowl, mix together ground almonds, sugar, baking soda, and baking powder. Add to wet ingredients and blend until batter is smooth.

  • Step 3/4

    Pour cake batter into a greased and parchment-lined cake pan. Bake for approx. 45 - 50 min. at 170°C/340°F.
    • oil for greasing
    • parchment paper
    • cake pan

    Pour cake batter into a greased and parchment-lined cake pan. Bake for approx. 45 - 50 min. at 170°C/340°F.

  • Step 4/4

    Remove cake from oven and place on a wire rack to cool before turning cake out of pan. Dust with confectioner’s sugar before serving and enjoy!
    • confectioner's sugar for serving
    • fine sieve
    • wire rack

    Remove cake from oven and place on a wire rack to cool before turning cake out of pan. Dust with confectioner’s sugar before serving and enjoy!